MARKETS E-Commerce – that’s what customers of online shops want

The digital association Bitkom has taken a close look at the online shopping preferences of Germans. Smartphones and ratings are particularly important in e-commerce.

April 2, 2019

COMPANIES bio!TOY Conference for toys made of bio-based plastics

Sustainability is an important issue. At the first bio!TOY conference on 27 and 28 March, experts will discuss how this can also be achieved with plastic toys.

March 14, 2019

COMPANIES Trade association demands political support and less bureaucracy

According to the German Trade Association, numerous new legal regulations at the beginning of the year represent burdens for companies. The interest representation wishes itself more free space of the…

January 31, 2019

COMPANIES Oeko-Tex – the new regulations 2019 for textiles and leather

At the beginning of the year, Oeko-Tex announced innovations for limit value requirements and substances in the textile industry. The stricter guideline values are intended to reduce environmental pol…

January 28, 2019

MARKETS BVS ends year with Kahnt as new Managing Director

The BVS has a new managing director: Steffen Kahnt. After a good Christmas business, he is now facing the challenges of the toy industry in the coming year.

December 20, 2018

Associations HDE supports new packaging law

With the new five-point plan presented by the Federal Minister, Germany is taking another important step in the direction of plastics reduction and recycling. The German Trade Association supports the…

December 5, 2018

COMPANIES Christmas Gifts 2018: These are the most promising products

The most important sales driver for many retailers is just around the corner: the Christmas business. What are the best Christmas presents? The Luna Journal has been searching for promising toys and t…

November 7, 2018

COMPANIES EU digital tax to close loopholes for online companies

The European Commission is planning an EU digital tax. This is in response to new forms of online business for which the current tax rules are not sufficient.

October 24, 2018

COMPANIES Major merger – Chinese Semir Group takes over Kidiliz

Since May this year, the French Kidiliz Group (formerly Group Zannier) has been in negotiations with the leading Chinese children’s fashion group Zeijiang Semir Garment Co. Ltd (headed by the founding…

October 17, 2018

COMPANIES What the new Geoblocking Regulation means for online trade

As of December 3, the new Geoblocking Regulation will apply. Luna Journal spoke to the E-Commerce Association bevh about possible effects and good preparation.

September 3, 2018

COMPANIES This is how trade wants to benefit from the 2018 World Cup

The 2018 Soccer World Cup is in full swing. Despite the early elimination of the German national team, the sporting event is a billion-dollar business – not only for FIFA. The trade and the toy indust…

July 11, 2018

COMPANIES Wilhelm Lorch Foundation awards record-breaking prizes

The Wilhelm Lorch Foundation recently awarded its sponsorship prizes of more than 100,000 euros in Heidelberg. The award ceremony was held for the 60th time and honoured talented newcomers from the te…

May 14, 2018